Out With The Bad Engine...

After getting my Project Van Hell '66 Dodge A100 last weekend, I was a bit apprehensive about removing its rod-knockitty engine through the doors. I've done plenty of engine swaps, but never out of a mid-engined van. No problem! » 9/25/10 1:00pm 9/25/10 1:00pm

1966 Dodge Sportsman Hell Project Begins: Hide The Metric Tools!

With some help from Rambler Marlin-racin' Cadillac Bob and his trailer, my latest Hell Project has now arrived in the garage. Once I started taking stuff apart, I got a vivid reminder of how incredibly uncomplicated Detroit trucks once were. » 9/18/10 11:00am 9/18/10 11:00am

What Paint Job Would Be Best For a Custom Dodge A100 Sportsman?

I haven't yet figured out how I'll paint my latest Project Van Hell acquisition, which means I need to do some serious brainstorming. You can help! » 9/11/10 1:00pm 9/11/10 1:00pm

Because Life Without a Custom Van Isn't Worth Living!

With the 20R Sprite project awaiting its new rear suspension at Evil Genius Racing and a lot of unused parking space at my new home in Denver, I was feeling the Project Car Hell Jones something terrible! » 9/11/10 11:00am 9/11/10 11:00am

Renault-Packed Colorado Warehouse May Turn Earth Into Hell Project…

Some of you might have wondered where in hell Rocket Surgery Racing found the 1956 Renault 4CV that served as the basis of their Index of Effluency-winning LeMons car. In the conveniently-located Warehouse Of French Hell Project Doom, of course! » 8/21/10 1:00pm 8/21/10 1:00pm

DOTS-O-Rama Sunday, San Francisco Edition: Torino, Tradesman, Sapporo,…

This is Down On The Street Bonus Edition, where we check out interesting street-parked cars located in places other than the Island That Rust Forgot. Next up are some high-quality photographs, courtesy of Wimbles. » 2/15/09 12:00pm 2/15/09 12:00pm

Nissan Gets Free Advertising In Pepsi Super Bowl Ad

While performing our Super Bowl car commercial watching duties we noticed a 2009 Nissan Cube in the big Pepsi advertisement. What did it cost Nissan? Nothing. » 2/02/09 4:30pm 2/02/09 4:30pm

1966 Dodge A100 Sportsman Custom

When you take a small, forward-control van chassis and motivate it with the unkillable Chrysler Slant Six engine, good things happen (as long as you don't crash it, of course). It seems strange that we've only had one A100 in this series prior to today, given how long they survive out here in the Land That Rust… » 7/07/08 9:00am 7/07/08 9:00am

Who Needs A Big SUV? Dodge A100-Based Balboa Camper

This Daytona Beach resident doesn't roll around in an insatiably thirsty monster SUV, yet still gets vast amounts of interior space and the reliability only the Mopar Slant Six can provide. Sure, it's probably a bit on the underpowered side, and that Florida rain probably comes in through the inevitable fiberglass… » 6/16/08 4:00pm 6/16/08 4:00pm